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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2020, April

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2019/02 - 2020/02

  Year/Month Change Change
2019/02 2020/02 2019/02 - 2020/02 2019/02 - 2020/02
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 127 4 132 6 0,1
Active population total 2 704 2 711 7 0,3
- employed 2 504 2 524 20 0,8
- unemployed 200 187 -13 -6,5
Inactive population 1 423 1 421 -1 -0,1
Males Population total 2 074 2 078 4 0,2
Active population total 1 403 1 408 5 0,4
- employed 1 289 1 302 12 1,0
- unemployed 113 106 -7 -6,6
Inactive population 672 671 -1 -0,1
Females Population total 2 053 2 054 2 0,1
Active population total 1 302 1 303 2 0,1
- employed 1 215 1 222 8 0,6
- unemployed 87 81 -6 -6,4
Inactive population 751 751 0 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2020, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.03.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2020, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2019/02 - 2020/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.6.2020].
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